Archive for August, 2007

Baby Update

I had an ultrasound recently and have been recategorized as a high risk pregnancy because the baby is measuring small. The measurements are anywhere from two to four weeks off from what I am supposed to be. Everything else looked fine – brain, heart, cord, etc. But I have to be transferred to a different [...]

Friday, August 31st, 2007

Mortgage Bail Out

My thoughts – no, the government should not step in and bail people out. It’s simple, don’t buy a house until you know you can afford it. Not just because you can get a loan. And even better, don’t go for an interest only loan. Stay away from realtors who encourage this type of loan [...]

Friday, August 31st, 2007

Mortgage Help Blog

My husband reads the local newspaper every day. Often times I’ve read the story earlier that day or even the day before, of course because I read my news online! Once we started reading about the problems Countrywide was having, we’ve been reading all we can about it. We have a mortgage with them so [...]

Friday, August 31st, 2007

Plumbing Issues Take Care Of

The biggest issue in renting is always a property manager – someone who can take care of things for you if you don’t live close by. Of course that same person can take care of things if you are close, I personally have a problem with separating friendship from landlord-ship. I always have to take [...]

Friday, August 31st, 2007

Plumbing Again

It happened, I got the inevitable email from our renters saying the teeny kitchen sink leak is much more of an issue now. I am calling a plumber tomorrow – and also calling the homeowners insurance to see if they would cover it. I’m thinking they won’t, but a call can’t hurt. I was already [...]

Sunday, August 26th, 2007

Kids Birthdays

Both of my kids have birthdays in August – they have passed already but we are having a birthday party tomorrow afternoon/evening. It has been very hot here which made us change the party from last weekend to this. The house is clean and we decided to buy pizza so I don’t have to cook [...]

Friday, August 17th, 2007

Pillow Coupon

I was so glad a few weeks ago when my morning sickness went away. I feel great and my energy came back as well as the want to eat again. Now the sleep issues are starting. For the past few days I’ve been waking up sore and feeling uncomfortable. I’m sure part of it is [...]

Wednesday, August 1st, 2007

Around the House: Bedrooms

Luckily for us, all we have to do in the bedrooms is possibly purchase and hang blinds. We are using curtains now and they work well for us, but every other house on our street has blinds and should we rent the house, we need to leave something for the renters. The same goes for [...]

Wednesday, August 1st, 2007

Retail Me Not Coupon Codes

Check out Retail Me Not and their Firefox extension! I love using Firefox as my browser and have it customized perfectly to my liking. The RetailMeNot extension is here and it will alert you of a coupon code to save you money when shopping online. I’m always looking for a sale or free shipping so [...]

Wednesday, August 1st, 2007